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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 13%
Property crime 32%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDelta/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,205 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)428 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,778 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Delta crime rates are 29% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Delta are 13% higher than the national average
  • In Delta you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Delta is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Delta has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Delta (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Delta

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Delta is 1 in 234
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Delta is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Delta is 1 in 32

      Year Over Year Crime In Delta (per 100,000 people)

      Delta police department

      ItemDeltaIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North English, IA1,148120779899
      Keomah Village, IA692211,4381,659
      Sigourney, IA2,1052531,5691,822
      Harper, IA963432,2292,573
      Gibson, IA483452,2432,588
      Fremont, IA7453522,2842,636
      Keswick, IA2413552,3032,657
      Delta, IA2464282,7783,205

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Graham, MO2467664,0844,851
      Big Island, VA2462982,3522,649
      Hills and Dales, OH246118831949
      Decker, IN2465653,0013,566
      Floris, IA2463932,5532,946
      Delta, IA2464282,7783,205
      Source: The Delta, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.